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Breakfast Enchiladas Recipe

Breakfast Enchiladas Recipe

Draped in gooey cheese and a savory sauce, these enchiladas are a popular option at any holiday brunch. Chorizo gives the hearty filling a Southwestern kick. —Tahnia Fox, Trenton, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 pound uncooked chorizo or spicy pork sausage
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese, divided
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) enchilada sauce, divided
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), room temperature
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped


  • 1. Crumble chorizo into a large skillet; add onion and green pepper. Cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until sausage is fully cooked; drain.
  • 2. In another skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add eggs; cook and stir until almost set. Remove from the heat; stir in the chorizo mixture and 1/3 cup of each cheese.
  • 3. Spread 1/2 cup enchilada sauce into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Spread 2 tablespoons enchilada sauce over each tortilla; place 2 tablespoons egg mixture down the center. Roll up and place seam side down in prepared dish.
  • 4. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top; sprinkle with remaining cheeses.
  • 5. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with green onion. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 409 calories, 23g fat (9g saturated fat), 209mg cholesterol, 1177mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

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Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.